Melanoma Treatment in Alta Loma CA
Get expert melanoma treatment in Alta Loma CA from experienced dermatologic surgeon Dr Keith Gross.
A melanoma diagnosis can be frightening, especially considering melanoma is among the most deadly types of skin cancers. However, take heart from the fact that melanoma’s biggest dangers come when you allow it to spread from the skin to other parts of the body. By getting annual skin cancer screenings and prompt melanoma treatment in Alta Loma CA, many patients successfully beat this cancer. For a melanoma screening or for expert melanoma treatment, you can rely on Dr Gross.
Options for Melanoma Treatment in Alta Loma CA
The primary factor for determining the type of melanoma treatment in Alta Loma CA you may need is the size and development of the cancer. If the melanoma is discovered early, it is highly likely that a minor surgical procedure will be effective in removing it. The amount of healthy tissue that must be excised along with the melanoma depends upon the size, thickness, and severity of the melanoma. If your disease is very advanced, you risk having the cancer spread to other parts of your body. In this case, your melanoma treatment in Alta Loma CA will include not only a surgical excision, but also a treatment such as chemotherapy or immunotherapy to target any spreading cancer cells.
Why Trust Dr Gross
Dr Gross is a highly experienced dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He takes care to remain at the forefront of techniques for melanoma detection and melanoma treatment in Alta Loma CA, including Mohs surgery. Many minor surgical treatments can be provided right in the comfort of his office.
Get Screened for Melanoma Today
When it comes to the success of your melanoma treatment, early detection is very important. The smaller the melanoma is when your treatment begins, the less invasive the excision will be and the lower your risk of seeing the melanoma spread beyond the skin. We urge you to make time in your busy life in to visit one of our offices at least once per year for a thorough skin cancer screening.